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PTA clarifies it has not centralised DNS

PTA clarifies it has not centralised DNS

Islamabad: the pakistan telecommunication authority (pta) has clarified that it has not centralised the area name gadget (dns). In a statement, the regulatory authority, as regards to media reports concerning the brand new dns implementation by pta, clarified that it has best applied the automation of blocking of illegal content as mandated to the authority under the prevention of electronic crimes act (p. C.) section 37.PTA clarifies

“contrary to the claims, pta has not applied centralised dns control in which-by using all decision can be centrally achieved by using pta. As a substitute, the decision will be executed at isps (net service vendors) give up,” the authority claimed. The telecommunication authority stated the blocking of unlawful content material became already being completed. But, to “enhance the effectiveness of the identical, automation process through domain call resolution on the isp level has been implemented below the policy directives of the [government]”. The pta stated it’s been achieved in session and enormous due deliberation with the isp.PTA clarifies

“this current development has no effect on growing the cost of internet offerings, no effect on slowing down of net nor has any implications on privacy of the residents in any way, as wrongly portrayed in a few media reviews,” it stated. Moreover, the regulator stated it will additionally haven’t any impact at the present day arrangements with content material shipping networks (cdns). In view of the above-stated function, all speculations related to the procedure ought to be put to relaxation, the announcement concluded.PTA clarifies


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